CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

The below is a list of class various class offerings that may appear on our schedule.  
Please check the monthly schedule for the start dates of our specialty classes beginning during the month.

 

*****SPECIALTY CLASSES*****
All the classes listed below are specialized classes and are not included in our Flexible Training Program.
Competition Obedience & Rally
Competition Obed 1 - This 6 week, intensive class utilizes drills, exercises and games to help fine tune your heeling and attention for ring performance and teamwork whether it's competition obedience, rally, freestyle or agility as well as practice proofing skills for beginner, pre and Novice obdience exercises including recalls, fronts & finishes and stand for examination.
Fee: $175
Competition Obed 2 - 
Competition Obed 3 - 
Foundations for Dog Sports/Performance Puppy - This fun and exciting 6 week class will introduce your dog to a variety of dog sports (agility, rally, obedience, Treibball, Freestyle, Flyball) and help him/her gain the necessary skills to excel.  Dogs will improve their ability to focus and work effectively off leash in the presence of other dogs and people.  Prerequisite: Dogs must be dog and people friendly.  Completion of Level 2 or equivalent
Fee: $175

 

 

AGILITY
Agility Obstacles 1 -  This 6 week class is for dogs that have attended up to intermediate/advanced obedience and manners classes. The focus is on introduction and developing agility obstacle confidence (jumps, tunnels, and low contact obstacles) in a positive atmosphere.  Pre-requisite: Level 3 basic manners/obedience or equivalent.  Dogs should be able to work off leash in the presence of other people/dogs and show no people or dog aggression.  
Fee: $175
Agility Obstacles II - A continuation of Obstacles I for dogs that have gained confidence on all obstacles and want to progress to obstacle sequencing .
Agility for Fun - For people looking for a fun, safe introduction to agility with their dogs.
Beginning Agility Handling Skills - This 6 week class is a continuation of Agility 101, for dogs that have achieved complete obstacle comfort and reliability and are ready to move on to handling skills necessary to run a basic course.  Pre-requisite - Obstacles I & II, and/orAgility 101
Fee: $175
Agility 202 - Advanced Handling Skills - Build on the skills learned in Agility 101 and Beginning Handling Skills in this 6 week class that places more emphasis on competition agility handling skills.  All dogs should be comfortable on all obstacles and fully capable of working off leash.  Pre-requisiet - Obstacles I & II, Agility 101 and Beginning Handling Skills.
Fee: $175
 
 
 SPECIALTY CLASSES
Urban Dog/Community Canine - So you and your dog have taken the basic classes?  Now it's time to put your skills to the test in real life situations!  This 6 week class meets in different locations out and about town each week and challenges dogs and handlers to showcase all the skills they've learned around the distractions of real life, unfamiliar environments and every day, practical situations that can occur.  We will proof your dog's attention & focus, loose leash walking, "leave it," wait, stays, and politely greeting strangers.  Each week is new, different and fun!  At the end of the 6 weeks dogs will take the AKC Urban Dog and/or Community Canine Certification test.
Pre-requisite: Completion of Level 3/CGC or equivalent
Fee: $175
Performance Puppy Class - A relationship building class for puppies, age 3 to 9 months, using food, toys and other motivators to help your puppy develop eyes for you only.  Included are clicker fundamentals, basic obedience and manners behaviors, heeling and crate games.  Targeting, playing tug and handling basics will also be introduced as well as platform work, balance exercises, rear-end awareness and  agile maneuvers using a ball, planks, cavalettis, wobble boards, hoops, and more! 6 Weeks.
Fee: $175
Dogs Needing Space/Reactive Dog Class - Does your dog lunge and bark when he sees strangers or other dogs? Is your dog fearful of being out in public?  Does your dog bark and chase cars? Skateboards? Bikes? Loud noises?  Then this class is for you! In this class we will show you how to calm and manage your dog's reactive behavior. Included are both private and group training sessions. 8 weeks
Fee: $450
Dog Parkour - Looking for a fun class to build your dog's confidence? Dog Parkour, aka "urban agility" is a class in which dogs learn to interact and maneuver through a series obstacles in their environment.  Behaviors such as getting on, getting off, crawling under, jumping over, and going around (in both directions), are just some of the things your dogs will lean.  The perfect activity for your budding canine athlete! Fee: $175
Trick Dog Class - Looking for some new challenges and ways to have fun with your dog? Try our 6 week trick dog class! Using a training method used on a variety of species from horses to dolphins, clicker training offers a fun way to communicate with your dog. The ‘click’ sound lets your dog know exactly when they’ve got the right answer. It also speeds up learning and helps your dog understand complex tasks easier.  Go beyond basics with tricks like: Shake a paw/or High five, Spin/Twirl, Bang (play dead) beg, crawl, rollover, touch, and more while earning AKC and/or Do More With Your Dog Trick Dog Titles!  
Pre-requisite: Completion of Basic Manners/Level 2 or equivalent.
Fee: $175